News & Updates


Change Agents: ECHO

2nd October 2017

ECHO travels, taking specialist doctors to places where there are none. Dr Prabhat Kumar Chand, a specialist dealing with substance-use disorders at NIMHANS in Bengaluru, speaks into the microphone...

Ambience Public School launches 2 new ECHO Program

Program starts on 5th October 2017

2 new programs - “A wrap around literacy Program using Story telling as a medium” and a “Preventive Health Care ECHO” for all teachers & counsellors....

NICPR launches Certificate Prg on Cancer Screening

Last Date of Registration: 20th August 2017

Is an online (live streaming) training program that gives an insight into cancer screening; including oral, breast and cervical screening, along with tobacco cessation with case studies and didactics....

Keynote address by Dr. Soumya Swaminathan

25th February 2017

Dr. Soumya Swaminathan, Director General, Indian Council Of Medical Research, gave the keynote address during a one day high powered meeting held in Chandigarh....

Latest hi-tech initiative of Punjab Govt - ECHO

25th February 2017

One-day high powered meeting was held in Chandigarh with the Department of Health & Family Welfare and one of the premier medical institutions - PGIMER, Chandigarh - Together we build a healthy Punjab...

ECHO mentors govt. school teachers from Hyd, Vizag

18th September 2016

India Literacy Project, a volunteer based non-profit organisation , in collaboration with ECHO India has come forward to train and mentor teachers from 20 Govt schools....

Sharp rise in Hepatitis C cases in Punjab

20th August 2016

Punjab has witnessed sharp rise in the Hepatitis C cases and the Punjab health Department has put about 7500 cases under treatment in the last two months....

Journal of Global Oncology

June 2016

Article on Cancer Screening Program Using Technology Assisted Learning by Dr. Roopa Hariprasad and Dr. Ravi Mehrotra....

The ECHO Bill introduced in United States Senate

29th April 2016

The Expanding Capacity for Health Outcomes (ECHO) Act, seeks to expand the University of New Mexico’s Project ECHO model to rural health networks around the country....

Tech enhanced learning in addiction mental health

December 2014

Technology enhanced learning in addiction mental health: Developing a virtual knowledge network - NIMHANS ECHO featured in ResearchGate...